Abstract: Internet of Things is a dynamic global network infrastructure with self configuring capabilities based on standard and interoperable communication protocols where physical and virtual ‘Things’ have identities, physical attributes, and virtual personalities and use intelligent interfaces, and are seamlessly integrated into the information network. Internet of Things infrastructure is letting devices to collect, record, analyze data that was not accessible before. The Internet of Things can play a significant role in managing the chronic diseases such as asthma, cardiac related diseases, stroke, hypertension etc. remotely. The study is based on secondary data sources. It shows the application and challenges of IoT in healthcare.

Keywords: Radio Frequency Identification, Wireless sensor networks, body area network, Trustworthiness.